Responsibility at Work: How Leading Professionals Act (or Don't Act) Responsibly

By Howard Gardner (Editor)
Filled with original essays by Howard Gardner, William Damon, Mihaly Csikszenthmihalyi, and Jeanne Nakamura and based on a large-scale research project, the GoodWork(R) Project, Responsibility at Work reflects the information gleaned from in-depth interviews with more than 1,200 people from nine different professions--journalism, genetics, theatre, higher education, philanthropy, law, medicine, business, and pre-collegiate education. The book reveals how motivation, culture, and professional norms can intersect to produce work that is personally, socially, and economically beneficial. At the heart of the study is the revelation that the key to good work is responsilibilty--taking ownership for one's work and its wider impact.


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Publisher Jossey-Bass
Publish date 08/01/2007
Pages 348
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ISBN-13 9780787994754
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